• 2017 February 28

    Victor Olersky, Deputy Transport Minister of Russia – Head of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency

    On transcaspian shipping

    - Of course, logistics scheme of the North-South corridor is a complex one with its different types of transport. It is much more complex as compared with the simple scheme being practiced for years, i.e. the seaborne transport. Therefore, a single transport document and optimization of customs formalities is important here ...

    It is a real challenge, a real struggle as today the costs of transportation by the North-South corridor are comparable to those by a conventional way via Novorossiysk, the difference of up to 10 days does not destroy this way. Those who need a faster way will use a plane. So it is necessary to work towards adequate customs costs and towards elimination of shipper’s “headache”... 

    Said at the business lunch in the framework of the Investment Forum in Sochi.